Category: Personal Development

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Self-discipline is like a muscle

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Your self-discipline is like a muscle. Treat it like one. Build your self-discipline by exercising it. Do little things every day that require discipline. Over time your self-discipline muscle will get stronger. Your self-discipline muscle gets tired, just like a physical muscle. Do important tasks that require discipline  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Consider a coach

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The world’s top athletes have coaches to help them perform even better. You should consider a coach for your personal development. A good coach can help you do two important things better and earlier than you’re likely to do them for yourself. A good coach can help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. A  »  Read More

Do introverts or extroverts make better leaders?

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It doesn’t matter whether introverts or extroverts make better leaders. Sure, we can have a spirited discussion about whether introverts or extroverts make better leaders. That’s great if you’re having a few drinks with friends or sitting on the porch on a hot summer evening. It’s great if you’re writing a paper  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Get a Leadership Development Buddy

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Many people who exercise have a workout buddy they go to the gym and work out with. Runners have running buddies. Those buddies increase the likelihood that you’ll exercise or run on days when you’d rather sit on the couch and eat pizza. They develop along with you so you’re sharing similar problems and  »  Read More

No One Starts Out Great

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How many people do you know who are great at something? I spent my life talking to people like that. You might recognize some names, but you wouldn’t recognize most of them. Those people have two things in common. First, they’re great at something. They’re great executives and first-line supervisors. The great ones  »  Read More

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